-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

Updated 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Jack Charles Reginald Silk

Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Jack Charles Reginald Silk, courtesy of Mrs Doreen Miller , Feb 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 116941
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Jack was born on 15 May 1921 to Frederick and Elizabeth Silk, of South Ealing, Middlesex. Hood was his only posting. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 56, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Jack Charles Reginald Silk, courtesy of Mrs Doreen Miller, Feb 2004
Above- Jack (left) and mates on Hood's Shelter Deck, 1940-1941
Below- Jack (right) and a ship mate posing at the base of the structure between the funnels, 1940-1941

Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Jack Charles Reginald Silk, courtesy of Mrs Doreen Miller, Feb 2004
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mrs Doreen Miller (photos & information, February 2004)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ